User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

Strife (DOS)

Strife Screenshots

DOS version

Strife DOS Title Screen

Title Screen

Strife DOS Intro - The sinister acolytes of the Order

Intro - The sinister acolytes of the Order

Strife DOS The game starts here. A comically large health kit is in front of you. You hit the air with your starting weapon. A standard low-level enemy walks away politely

The game starts here. A comically large health kit is in front of you. You hit the air with your starting weapon. A standard low-level enemy walks away politely

Strife DOS This guy is a quest-giver. He explains to you what he wants. He gives you a crossbow if you talk to him. The writing is actually pretty good

This guy is a quest-giver. He explains to you what he wants. He gives you a crossbow if you talk to him. The writing is actually pretty good

Strife DOS The perfect day for a leisurely swim past the Order's main warehouse

The perfect day for a leisurely swim past the Order's main warehouse

Strife DOS You can get patched up at the surgery

You can get patched up at the surgery

Strife DOS Some kind of industrial machinery going up and down

Some kind of industrial machinery going up and down

Strife DOS Exploring the town. Looking out across the river

Exploring the town. Looking out across the river

Strife DOS You can talk to unnamed characters who just wander around the town. They don't say much, though - and you don't see their portraits, either

You can talk to unnamed characters who just wander around the town. They don't say much, though - and you don't see their portraits, either

Strife DOS Beautiful detail in the local tavern!

Beautiful detail in the local tavern!

Strife DOS About to get my arse beaten down at the Order's power plant

About to get my arse beaten down at the Order's power plant

Strife DOS This guy sells all kinds of armour

This guy sells all kinds of armour

Strife DOS The map screen - Some of these levels are *huge*!

The map screen - Some of these levels are *huge*!

Strife DOS A corridor at the Front's secret base

A corridor at the Front's secret base

Strife DOS The shooting range! It might be considered cheating if I use my grenade launcher...

The shooting range! It might be considered cheating if I use my grenade launcher...

Strife DOS Macil, leader of the Front

Macil, leader of the Front

Strife DOS Cutscene - The Order sure know how to throw a party!

Cutscene - The Order sure know how to throw a party!

Strife DOS You can view all your weapons and gadgets right here. Very handy, indeed!

You can view all your weapons and gadgets right here. Very handy, indeed!

Strife DOS Oh yes, a typical situation in early first-person shooters

Oh yes, a typical situation in early first-person shooters

Strife DOS They're armed with flamethrowers! NOOOOOO!!!

They're armed with flamethrowers! NOOOOOO!!!

Strife DOS You can even talk to the enemies! My, this guy is a charmer!..

You can even talk to the enemies! My, this guy is a charmer!..

Strife DOS Nice effects: grenades explode as I fool around with the launcher near some barrels

Nice effects: grenades explode as I fool around with the launcher near some barrels

Strife DOS Sewers! Because this game is almost an RPG, and RPGs have... sewers! Right?..

Sewers! Because this game is almost an RPG, and RPGs have... sewers! Right?..

Strife DOS Beautiful doors. You'll see a lot of this design in the game. Check our my new powerful weapon, too

Beautiful doors. You'll see a lot of this design in the game. Check our my new powerful weapon, too

Strife DOS One of the many charming folk you will encounter during your adventure

One of the many charming folk you will encounter during your adventure

Strife DOS One of Strife's most interesting moments: coordinated assault on the castle!

One of Strife's most interesting moments: coordinated assault on the castle!

Strife DOS Hey! I do want to be a good Catholic, but you aren't a priest!..

Hey! I do want to be a good Catholic, but you aren't a priest!..

Strife DOS The Front's soldiers stand guard at the captured castle

The Front's soldiers stand guard at the captured castle

Strife DOS Exploring the Borderlands. This is the ever-popular flying, shooting bot. Fun for any occasion!

Exploring the Borderlands. This is the ever-popular flying, shooting bot. Fun for any occasion!

Strife DOS New (and slightly cheesy) robotic armor-clad enemies appear

New (and slightly cheesy) robotic armor-clad enemies appear

Strife DOS Throwing grenades into the courtyard below. Note the ominous red sky...

Throwing grenades into the courtyard below. Note the ominous red sky...

Strife DOS Anger management problems, much?.. Sir, you are a huge robot! You should have more... self-control, you know what I'm saying?..

Anger management problems, much?.. Sir, you are a huge robot! You should have more... self-control, you know what I'm saying?..

Strife DOS A meeting with the Oracle

A meeting with the Oracle

Strife DOS Freeing a Templar from his misery: a powerful robotic body armor! I'm... helping, right?..

Freeing a Templar from his misery: a powerful robotic body armor! I'm... helping, right?..

Strife DOS An armoury! Great!

An armoury! Great!

Strife DOS New enemy type appears as you go deeper into the enemy territory: a ninja-like robotic assassin!..

New enemy type appears as you go deeper into the enemy territory: a ninja-like robotic assassin!..

Strife DOS Made it to the end of this level. This object in front of me must be the reason for all this trouble... Note I'm equipped with the game's most powerful weapon: the Sigil

Made it to the end of this level. This object in front of me must be the reason for all this trouble... Note I'm equipped with the game's most powerful weapon: the Sigil

Strife DOS Even the twisted killing machines who work for the Order can have desk jobs

Even the twisted killing machines who work for the Order can have desk jobs

Strife DOS Is it party tonight?..

Is it party tonight?..

Strife DOS Tired? The castle offers great accommodations! Guaranteed cure of insomnia: a horde of maniacal robotic henchmen!

Tired? The castle offers great accommodations! Guaranteed cure of insomnia: a horde of maniacal robotic henchmen!

Strife DOS Quit Screen

Quit Screen

Strife DOS Whoa, this is not a pretty sight... I try consoling myself by capturing the greenish energy effects on a screenshot for MobyGames

Whoa, this is not a pretty sight... I try consoling myself by capturing the greenish energy effects on a screenshot for MobyGames

Strife DOS You know you are nearing the game's final stages when everything becomes unpleasantly organic! Right?..

You know you are nearing the game's final stages when everything becomes unpleasantly organic! Right?..